11 Slovak works-in-progress to be presented in Bratislava and online
11 Slovak film projects will be presented at Works in Progress session during Bratislava Industry Days at IFF Febiofest Bratislava.
International jury will also hand the Best Febio Pitch Award worth €3000. Jury members are: Daniela Cölle (Pluto Film), Rohan Berry Crickmar (Edinburgh IFF), and Joana de Sousa (Doclisboa). New partner award Cineuropa Work in Progress Award consists of coverage of the awarded project throughout the various stages of development and distribution by Cineuropa. Thanks to partnership with Pop Up Film Residency, one project is awarded a 3-week residency in Budapest with a guidance of a mentor selected specifically for the project.
Works in Progress presentation will take place on Monday, March 21 at 11:00 CEST at Bratislava's Lumière Cinema and will be live streamed for pre-registered audience – you can register here.
Of 11 selected projects in various stages of development/production, five are fiction films (including one short), five are documentaries (including one short), and one is animated short.
Ahoj leto / Hello Summer
dir. Martin Smatana, Veronika Zacharová
prod. Martin Smatana (Studio Bororo)
Dvadsaťsedem / Twentyseven
dir. Gregor Valentovič
prod. Zora Jaurová (MPhilms)
Ema a smrtihlav / Ema and the Death’s Head
dir. Iveta Grófová
prod. Zuzana Mistríková, Ľubica Orechovská (PubRes)
dir. Jonáš Karásek
prod. Maroš Hečko, Peter Veverka (Azyl Production)
Katedrála / The Cathedral
dir. Denis Dobrovoda
prod. Denis Dobrovoda, Matthew Bremner (Kolsa Films SK)
Milovník, nie bojovník / Lover, Not a Fighter
dir. Martina Buchelová
prod. Michaela Kaliská, Erika Paulinská (NINJA film)
Musíme prežiť / We Have to Survive
dir. Tomáš Krupa
prod. Tomáš Krupa (Hailstone)
Oči plné piesku / Gritty Eyes
dir. Juraj Janiš
prod. Barbara Janišová Feglová (HITCHHIKER Cinema)
Pokiaľ ja žijem / Fakir
dir. Roman Ďuriš
prod. Simona Bago Móciková, Radka Babincová (Bright Sight Pictures)
Prázdna množina / No Elements
dir. Barbara Vojtašáková
prod. Patrícia Alexia Pošová (FTF VŠMU)
Vtáčnik / The Bird Hill
dir. Eva Križková
prod. Silvia Panáková (Dayhey)
Works in Progress is a public presentation of upcoming Slovak films for representatives of international film festivals, industry platforms, and sales agents. Slovak film professionals, members of press, film students and others interested in contemporary Slovak cinema are very welcome to join the presentation.
Live stream is accessible only to the pre-registered audience. You can register here.
Bratislava Industry Days are organized by IFF Febiofest Bratislava and the Slovak Film Institute.